Every week involves a steady stream of food, drinks and people. Of course not every taste or conversation is post-able, but the range of experiences is usually pretty amazing. Lucky me. Discover highlights from January 9 – 15, 2012, some of which will help to fuel full posts.
January 10, 2012 – King’s Seafood Co. Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Goodman led a media preview of Water Grill, a retooled restaurant slated to reopen in late January in downtown’s Pacific Center. Dishes on on the menu include mesquite-grilled Morro Bay swordfish.
January 10, 2012 – Baek Ha Chong has specialized in Korean pork dishes for approximately 25 years, including bossam, a dish that involved dipping steamed pork belly in shrimp sauce, and wrapping the slices in cabbage with kimchi and spicy radish. Frozen oysters are also an option at the family-run restaurant, an option we did not take.
January 12, 2012 – Kaboom opened two months ago in Mid-City, across from the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. Roy, a native of Jamaica and the chef, owns the colorful restaurant with wife Agnes and prepares dishes like brown stew chicken and curry goat.
January 14, 2012 – M.B. Post debuted weekend brunch to start 2012. The dishes may differ from dinner, but core elements remain the same, including vintage mailboxes near the entrance.
January 15, 2012 – Golden Road brewmaster Jon Carpenter produced several new beers for the Golden Road Brewing grand opening, including El Hefe Anejo, a tequila barrel aged hefeweizen with 100% organic agave and mesquite honey; and Rye on the Palate. Golden Road owners Tony Yanow and Meg Gill also debuted canned Hefeweizen and Point the Way IPA.